ENRICHMENT AND EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
Master of Forest Resources in Forest Business Management Fellowship Program, University of Georgia
Given by: Langdale Center for Business, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia
About: Six Master of Forest Resources (MFR) Fellowships are available at the Langdale Center for Forest Business, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia. The program aims to develop outstanding Native American leaders who can advance into successful careers in forest business, economics, and planning and management. The MFR is a non-thesis degree for students with a strong desire to gain specialized and advanced training in Forest Resources leadership through merging economic, ecological, and cultural tenets. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Needs Graduate Fellowship (NNF) Program. Project directors are Drs. Jacek Siry, Pete Bettinger, and Richard Mei. The program was developed in close cooperation with the Intertribal Timber Council and leading forest organizations in the nation. Fellows will receive a stipend of $18,500 per year for two years and a full tuition waiver. Fellows will engage in leadership training, participate in summer internships with major land and tribal forest management organizations, enhance their knowledge of Native American issues, and participate in national and international conferences. The program will provide extensive support services for Native American students.
For information contact Dr. Jacek Siry (email: firstname.lastname@example.org / phone: 706-542-3060).
The forestry profession encompasses economic ecological, social, and cultural dimensions of forest resources. The desired start dates are Fall 2019 (August) or Spring 2020 (January), or until filled.
Native American Business Institute, Michigan State University
Given by: Michigan State University
About: The Native American Business Institute (NABI) is a FREE week-long pre-college summer program for Native American high school students that will be entering the 9th , 10th, 11th, or 12th grade during the 2019-2020 school year. Participants work with MSU admissions officers, college counselors, tribal community leaders, and corporate representatives in a seven-day “business boot-camp” that prepares students for the college and exposes them to numerous academic and professional opportunities.
Dr. Kevin Leonard
Multicultural Business Programs
415 Eppley East Lansing, MI 48911
- Be a current high school student
- Have a 2.8 or higher cumulative grade-point average
- Submit a completed application packet by the established deadline
Deadline: May 3, 2019
To view the program brochure, please click here.
Apply: Application Packet